Local News

  • Election Deadlines

    Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock has provided the following information regarding upcoming election deadlines.
    • Aug. 12 at 4 p.m.: Deadline to file for all non-partisan offices, city commissioners, school board and Soil and Water commissioners.
    • Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.: Drawing of names to appear on the general election ballot.
    • Sept. 18: First day to apply for absentee ballots by mail. The Clerk’s office will begin mailing out the ballots on that day. Ballots will be mailed out within three days of their receipt.

  • School board approves KSBIT funds, lot offer

    Over the course of two meetings members of the Spencer County Board of Education took a significant step in ameliorating the deficit situation with the Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust.
    During the first meeting held on July 28, Spencer County School Superintendent Chuck Adams said that the situation was slightly better than originally anticipated. Adams said that current estimates placed the payment due and owing by the school at just over $486,000 instead of the $639,000 originally projected.

  • What's Happening — Week of August 6

    Spencer County Bears Soccer to host alumni game
    Saturday, August 9th beginning at 7pm at the High School stadium, the Spencer County Bears are hosting an Alumni Soccer Game. This year, not only will they be holding a game between the current SCHS team and a team of alums, but we are also inviting an Alumni Band to play and an Alumni Cheerleading Squad to cheer the players on.

  • New Taylorsville Police Chief arrives for duty


  • Spencer Christian Church continues expansion


  • Masked men rob Peoples Bank


  • Still no resolution on recycling center position

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court took up two matters of ongoing concern for the magistrates including how to handle the change in the administrative code regarding the recycling supervisor position and the 911 contract bid process.

  • Fire destroys Mt. Eden station

    by Lisa King

    Landmark News Service


  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers July 30 edition

    The following are property transfers collected from the Spencer County Clerk’s office for June, 2014:

    June 16, 2014: David Westphal and Kimberly Westphal of Appalousa Dr., Taylorsville to National Residential Nominee Services, Inc. of Crosstown Circle, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, tract 6-A of Prevallet Farms as shown in plat cabinet 4, slide 80 in the Spencer County Clerk’s office, $230,000.

  • Celebrate Girlfriend’s Day

    Taylorsville Main Street invites ladies to celebrate Girlfriends’ Day
    The Taylorsville Main Street Committee will be celebrating National Girlfriend’s Day Aug. 1 on Main Street in front of T&R Antiques.
    The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. and ladies are encouraged to bring their old friends, new friends, sister friends, mother friends, daughter friends and others to celebrate at the block party.
    Participants are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs.